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May 21
 

Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi commended the initiative and valued its success in delivering the UAE's message to the world The "Dubai Font" embodies the pivotal role of the government as an incubator of Tolerance

The initiative directly supports the themes and goalsof the National Tolerance ProgramDubai, 22 May 2017- Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khaled Al Qasimi, the Minister of State for Tolerance, confirmed her support for the initiative of the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of the State of Dubai which has left an international footprint in the field of digital technology as represented by the “Dubai Font”. The latter was launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid…

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May 3
 

Dubai Courts officially adopts Dubai Font for its correspondence

Dubai Courts has announced that it has adopted the Dubai Font as its official font to be used in all its internal and external correspondence. Launched by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, the Dubai Font is the first city typeface created by Microsoft. Article here

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May 3
 

UAE's INDEX Holding adopts Dubai Font

DUBAI, 3rd May, 2017 (WAM) -- In line with the launch of Dubai Font by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, INDEX Holding, has announced to adopt Dubai Font, becoming the first private Emirati company to adopt the font in all its electronic communications. Article here

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May 2
 

Dubai becomes the first city to have its own Microsoft font

Dubai became the first city in the world to have a typeface named after it on Microsoft Office systems.The Dubai font was created in both Arabic and Latin letters in order to maximize its reach across different languages.The initiative is aimed to bridge a gap between the Arabic and English font designs, the Dubai Executive Council said. Article here

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May 2
 

Dubai becomes first city to get its own Microsoft font

Apparently not content with having the world's tallest building, an indoor ski slope and countless other baubles, Dubai now boasts one more: its own typographic font. The Middle Eastern city unveiled the new font, called simply "Dubai", designed with Microsoft's help. The government communication office says the Dubai Font integrates Arabic and Latin alphabets and is available for use in 23 languages in versions of Microsoft Office around the world. …

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May 2
 

Dubai Font a commitment to building all aspects of a knowledge economy: paper

ABU DHABI, 2nd May, 2017 (WAM) -- Typography is an integral part of our digital age. With the proliferation of smartphones, more people than ever are engaging with the written, or digital, word. "As such, the way that our letters are designed can have far-reaching consequences for our lives in the digital cloud," said The National in an editorial today. "This country’s commitment to building a world-class knowledge economy that will propel us forward long after our hydrocarbon res…

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